July 19, 2014

Review: Asiana 767 Business Class Seoul to Bangkok

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After spending a couple hours in the Asiana First Class Lounge, we walked down to gate 46 for our departure to Bangkok.  We arrived approximately 45 minutes prior to departure and the signs in front of the gate were already blinking "boarding."  But that's really just a trick in Asia to ensure you're in the gate area on time.

We strolled around the concourse and 15 minutes prior to our scheduled departure, the flight still wasn't boarding.  So we were definitely going to be delayed.  Another 30 minutes went by and we finally started to board.

The 767 that would take us to Bangkok had a 2-1-2 configuration in business class with angled lie-flat seats meaning the seats didn't recline all the way or go completely flat.  In the US, having these seats on a transcon or a flight from the west coast to Hawaii would be fine.  But after flying Asiana's first class suite product, we were a bit spoiled.

The flight wasn't the best in that the cabin was hot, we departed and arrived late, they didn't have my meal choice, and the remote for the IFE was sticky so selecting entertainment was a tall order.  But those are minor issues considering we got there safely which is really all that matters.  I did watch 21 Jump Street on my computer during the flight which was hillarious.

I don't have any pictures of this flight but there was nothing remarkable anyway.  We were very happy to be on the ground in Bangkok and headed to our hotel for some sleep in a real bed.  Immigration in Bangkok was a breeze and we made it from the gate to our hotel room in 30 minutes.  Pretty awesome.

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